Cookie policy

A cookie is a small piece of information sent by a web server to a web browser, which enables the server to recognise visitors. Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide website owners with information about the use of their website.

IAM uses cookies to optimise content for your subscription and for analytics.

If you block IAM cookies, then you may be unable to read articles without first logging in and you may not see your customised content. To find out more about cookies and how you can control the cookie settings in your browser, visit http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HTTP_cookie.

OUR COOKIES

Cookie name Description Type of cookie Session or persistent Expiry date
laravel_cookie_consent Controls if the cookie consent banner is shown or hidden. Functional Persistent 20 years
laravel_session Contains your session with the site. Functional Session 2 hours
XSRF-TOKEN Our application automatically generates a CSRF "token" for each active user session managed by the application. This token is used to verify that the authenticated user is the one actually making the requests to the application Functional Persistent 2 hours

THIRD-PARTY COOKIES

Cookie name Description Type of cookie Session or persistent Expiry date
__gads Collects performance data on our users. For more information please read the Google Analytics privacy policy. Targeting /Advertising Persistent 30 days
_gat Google cookie. Used to throttle request rate.  Analytics Persistent 1 minute
_ga Google cookie. Used to distinguish users. Analytics Persistent 2 years
_gid Google cookie. Used to distinguish users. Analytics Persistent 24 hours